PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — Smoke may be visible throughout Placer County Saturday as a training burn exercise is underway until about 4 p.m.

The annual burn, overseen by Cal Fire and the Placer County Fire Department, also serves as a fuel reduction project. It started at 10 a.m.

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Saturday’s effort will focus on burning approximately 125 acres of grass between East Catlett Road and Sunset Boulevard West, on a parcel just west of the Athens Avenue and Fiddyment Road intersection north of Roseville.

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Residents west of Rocklin and Lincoln may also see smoke, according to Cal Fire.

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